Translation of Achilles heel in Spanish:

Achilles heel

talón de Aquiles, n.


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    talón de Aquiles masculine
    • This is my one weakness, my Achilles' heel, if you will.
    • It seems to me that we have come to accept death on Earth as part of our human flaw, as our Achilles' heel.
    • In the circumstances, worrying about being thought mad or humourless seems a peculiar Achilles' heel.
    • They hope the DNA sequence will identify weaknesses in the bacterium's genetic armour and possibly its Achilles' heel.
    • You can either deal with the weakness and make it stronger, or deny the weakness exists, and let it be your Achilles' heel.
    • That Ireland didn't suffer on the scoreboard was down to a lack of a killer instinct, which the visitors have previously shown to be something of an Achilles' heel.
    • Henry's mistrust of imagination is his Achilles' heel.
    • Sewers will remain the Achilles' heel of York's flood defences if environment chiefs fail to invest in the city's drainage system, according to a city leader.
    • That failure could be his Achilles' heel, for whenever he addresses environmental activist groups he offers platitudes, but little promise of action.
    • Despite being experienced enough to know not to underestimate his opponents, his overbearing confidence may prove his Achilles' heel.
    • But there's an Achilles' heel: the driver's seat tilts but doesn't fold, and so restricts access into the back.
    • I wondered at first how they always managed to catch us, and soon realized the balcony was our Achilles' heel.
    • Our greatest strength, our freedoms and rights, is also our Achilles' heel when we are confronted by an enemy that refuses to abide by the same rules.
    • Personally, I would say that the lack of an integrated keypad will be this computer's Achilles' heel.
    • Her movement, so much improved over the last two years, has now become an Achilles' heel once more and that may be the telling factor.
    • However, the narrowness of the debate has successfully kept attention away from their real Achilles' heel.
    • However, the proliferation of blogs and bloggers could represent the Achilles' heel in this approach.
    • The fiscal service has long been regarded as the Achilles' heel of the whole criminal justice system.
    • The concession of late goals has been their Achilles' heel over the last year or so.
    • So the narcissist does, after all, have an Achilles' heel - being blind to her own faults.